Sara's Fave Photos Blog

Check out my new book, Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory. And welcome to Sara's Fave Photos Blog at Love That Image. My goal is to take a photo that is as compelling and beautiful as in real life, with no or minimal Photoshop work. You may copy a photo but link to lovethatimage.com. Thank you for your thoughtful comments, and thanks for visiting.

Published Sunday, June 7, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rose garden

The front roses getting ready for their first bloom. This year the little bed with the foxgloves, hardy fuchsia, and armeria looks good, too.

Seattle area rose garden just starting its bloom in early June

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Published Thursday, May 21, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Baby bird

My carport has at least one new occupant. Mama (or papa?) bird looked like a dark-eyed junco. Small bird with black head, brown on top of body. Hubby reached way up to snap this.

Brand new hatchling in carport nest

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Published Tuesday, May 19, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peony with golden center

From my Mother’s Day bouquet, pink peonies with magnificent golden anthers.

Delicate petals and sweet fragrance of springtime peonies in a Mother’s Day bouquet

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Published Friday, April 17, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Magnolia springtime

I love this time of year. Seattle does Spring so very well. My magnolia tree is loving this week of sunshine.

Japanese magnolia, also known as tulip tree, gracefully basks in the sunshine

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Published Sunday, April 12, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Plum blossoms

Happy Easter! Here are some plum blossoms buds just starting to open.

White plum blossoms against a clear blue springtime sky

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Published Thursday, April 9, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fritillaria or checkered tulips

These are not really tulips but bulbs in the lily family, and first appeared in the 1500s. I remember seeing them in old Dutch still lifes. They come back every year in my garden in Seattle.

Adorable bell-shaped flowers with a checkerboard pattern

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Published Monday, April 6, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Grape hyacinths

Also called muscari, these darling little bell-shaped flowers are a favorite early spring flower, even though they have no fragrance. See my pink magnolia in the background, almost blooming? Spring is truly here.

Pretty blue-purple bulbs of grape hyacinth come up every spring

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Published Friday, March 20, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Forsythia blooming

Happy Spring Equinox! We are blessed with sunny weather in Seattle this whole week. Don’t know why we don’t see more of these forsythias around Seattle but I love them.

Brilliant yellow and old-fashioned forsythia is the glory of springtime

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Published Saturday, March 14, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tulips black background

Perfect, tender tulip flowers help us welcome springtime.

Delicate white and pink tulips

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Published Tuesday, March 10, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink parrot tulips

Seen at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, pink and white frilly parrot tulips.

Tulips, harbingers of spring

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Published Sunday, March 8, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Spring crocus

It’s a special bonus when the time change day is sunny, especially in Seattle. This little crocus and its friend greeted me, all wet from the rain just earlier.

Purple and white crocus blooming in early March in Seattle

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Published Friday, February 14, 2020, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Buckets of tulips

Happy Valentine’s Day to you! A holiday devoted to devotion of all kinds. Here are a few tulips for you.

Buckets of tulips. Such a happy sight!

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